David G said
>always opened like this and Gimp already has the ability to save it's
layout too. Photoshop allowed this
>perfectly and still was a single window program.
i would like to have also the ability so save my workspace and change
"inside" the gimp from. for example. paint workspace to a "photoretouch"
space . instead having different sessionrc and quiting gimp to change the
workspace. i hope you will understand me.
2009/9/6 David G. <for...@gimpusers.com>
> >I like modular structures becouse they allows more custom changes. So this
> >way you can change your layout of panels. But if all it would be in a
> >window , ithink lot of users would thanks that. becouse i hear a lot..."
> >Gimp is nice , but his gui is ugly and uncomfortable.i don?t like to see a
> >lot of panels flying through my desktop"
> >Lets give it a try to a single window mode
> >2009/9/5 Martin Nordholts <ense...@gmail.com>
> >> On 09/05/2009 06:22 PM, Richard Nespithal wrote:
> >> >> A single-window mode would also turn 2.8 into a remarkable release
> >> > is it possible, to switch back to multi-window mode in 2.8?
> >> That is not really relevant to this thread.
> >> (But yes of course it will be possible.)
> >> / Martin
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> I don't know why people mention so much that if you create a single
> Gimp that that it will not allow you to put your tools in a second monitor
> because I used Photoshop also many times and despite it being a single
> program it allows you to put the toolbox and the parameter windows (or at
> least it did in some older versions) in a separate monitor and leave the
> program window all for editing pictures if that's what people wanted. You
> also save the workspace layout so Photoshop always opened like this and
> already has the ability to save it's layout too. Photoshop allowed this
> perfectly and still was a single window program.
> If that's the concern of people then perhaps Gimp should become a single
> windows program that allows this, that allows you to put the toolbox and
> right utilities window in a separate monitor while still preserving a
> box or entry in the taskbar. In my opinion having a single entry in the
> taskbar is much better because it's far less messy, the biggest problem
> the multiple entries interface is that some people seem to think that
> everybody opens Gimp only here and there and ocasioanlly and they are not
> thinking of the profesional users that use Gimp seriously (and yes it is a
> powerfull program already and it can be used seriously) and some people
> to be forgetting that some people like me for example many, many times have
> several windows and applications running simultaneously and when I mean
> several I mean a lot, I find myself many times with 10 or 12 aplications
> and/or utilities or more open at the same time (with todays memorys and CPU
> power this is very possible and more common than some people think) and
> switching among them and believe me this is not uncommon for professional
> artists that are jumping from 3D to illustration to bitmap editor, video
> editing, Flash and/or a web page layout program or even more programs back
> fort like a carrousel. In todays workflow you can find many users that work
> just like that instead of the persons that just open a bitmap editor
> ocasionally and the issue is that when you have a lot of windows of
> programs open at the same time a program like Gimp can become a mess in the
> task bar in MS Windows or even in other Operating Systems. Sometimes when
> working like that the taskbar is so full that it creates a second entry
> and you have to switch between the first line of items or entries in the
> bar and the secong and with Gimps it gets sort of confusing or anoying in
> situation and I use Blender too which creates a second window for the
> window and many times a third windows for the rendering window and then you
> get a mess. Programs that have a single entry in the task bar are far
> for this type of workflow, they are easier to manage.
> Maybe the Gimp team should make a survey to see how many people prefer the
> single entry or single window program over the multiple ones. This issue of
> too many windows have been a source of complain of many, many Gimp users
> long years and I think that it would be foolhardy to ignore and at the very
> least the Gimp team should consider making a survey to see how many people
> prefer the single window interface but remember what I told you at first
> being able to put the toolbox pane and the right pane in other monitors
> despite the program being single window or single entry program.
> I think that part of the confussion comes precisely from the fact that the
> issue of being a single window program and a program that has a single
> in the task bar are really two separate things.
> I personally, deffinitely prefer the Gimp being a program that always shows
> as a single entry in the taskbar that's really my main concern, it's just
> easier to manage single entry programs with a multiple applications
> David G. (via www.gimpusers.com)
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